The Welcoming is a Scottish charity dedicated to supporting asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Edinburgh.

We are run by a Board of Directors and a small staff team, with the support of our funders, donors and volunteers.

Staff team

Our team offers direct support to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Edinburgh.

Board of Directors

The Welcoming is run by a team of dedicated volunteer board members. Our board members come from a wide range of professional backgrounds.


Our funders are essential for sustaining and developing the work of The Welcoming.

Reports and financial statements

Our reports and financial statements are available for anyone to read.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Our vision is of a Scotland where everyone feels welcome and can achieve their full potential. To make our vision a reality, we know we must lead by example.

About The Welcoming

Learn more about The Welcoming's vision, mission and history.